Re: virus: memes and spirits

Tadeusz Niwinski (
Tue, 01 Apr 1997 14:50:28 -0800

Reed wrote:
>Now, if I were to get cheeky I might point out that the word "spirit" is
>vague enough that it can mean almost anything to anybody...a lot like
>"god" or "heaven". Thus perhaps the critical difference is that a "meme"
>is more specific and delimited. Not lots more, given it's recent birth...
>but potentially so.

Is it too early to ask how many memes can dance upon the surface of a pin's

(The truth that "Level 3 is when you dance among multiple, mutually
inconsistent models" has been already revealed).

Regards, Tadeusz (Tad) Niwinski from planet TeTa (604) 985-4159